City Sets Another Absentee Voting Record

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:51pm

City of Madison voters set a new record Friday for the number of absentee ballots cast in-person for a Spring Election that did not include a presidential primary.
 
As 5:30 p.m. Friday, 4,546 Madison residents had voted absentee at Madison Public Library locations, the City Clerk’s Office, Streets East, Edgewood College, and UW-Madison. 
 
In-person absentee voting continues this weekend at Madison Public Library locations and the City Clerk’s Office.  Voter registration is not available this weekend, but will be available at the polls on Election Day. 
 
For comparison, here are the statistics for in-person absentee votes in the City of Madison for other Spring Elections:
 
Year     In-Person Absentees
2016    5,550 (Presidential Primary)
2015    1,461
2014    339
2013    1,300
2012    2,110
2011    4,168
2010    386
2009    1,657
2008    518
2007    2,279
2006    434
2005    393
2004    844
2003    898
2002    291
2001    474
2000    445
1999    561
1998    707
1997    775
1996    453
1995    653
1994    303
1993    1,791
1992    620
1991    347
1990    332
1989    885
1988    700
1987    735
1986    123
1985    690
 

Contacts: 

Agency: 
Clerk
Category: 
City Hall